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CBS
Jul 1, 2011 5:00pm EDT
approaching 95. and then this one is the big one, on 50 east bound as you imagine, from bay down live of live to the middle of the by bridge, a big backup there. 404 east bound slow to ridgely road. we'll keep you occupy date and have a complete report coming up in about 10 minutes. back to you. >> thank you very much, sharon. >>> many people wondering if the weather will hold up for the holiday weekend. bernadette woods is tracking the conditions now. bernadette. >> we've had a good stretch running up to this weekend. now we're going to show you doppler radar, nothing going on in our area. just a gorgeous evening out there. you do see some storms over the great lakes, moving in our direction. tomorrow just a chance for a shower and thunderstorm. it's a small chance, but temperatures will start to build. humidity will start to build. then our better chance for showers or storms are sunday into monday, as that front crosses by the area. although these are just scattered showers and thunderstorms, these are not all day rain events. so not a washout of a weekend. keep your plans. we'll keep you
CBS
Jul 26, 2011 5:00pm EDT
the homeowner, a 58-year-old man, did not have a criminal background. >>> a big break for the men accused of stealing historic valuable documents, they can get out of jail. vick is in the newsroom to tell us. >> reporter: the pair is accused of stealing $6 million for the documents from the maryland historical society. they have been in jail since they were arrested more than a week ago. he needs to come up with $750,000 to get out. police say the pair took 60 documents, including papers signed by abraham lincoln. kai, back to you. >> landau calls himself america's presidential histian. -- historian. >>> developing news just into wjz. we've learned that fire chief academy is being replaced. some firefighters are being accused of cheating on a state licensing test. the state is investigating cheating accusations. >>> seven days and counting. time is running out for lawmakers to reach an agreement on the debt debate. democrats and republicans are arguing over dueling plans to decrease the spending and increase the debt limit. president obama has promised to veto the plan to do a temporary r
CBS
Jul 22, 2011 5:00pm EDT
water. >> reporter: and big electricity users like the university of maryland baltimore are being asked to cut down on their electricity usage. and health officials are also making door-to-door visits to the elderly. reporting live from druid hill park, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> and be sure to stay with wjz and wjz.com for the latest on the record-breaking heat. just the first warning weather forecast, 24 hours a day on our website. >>> our other big story today, president obama comes to maryland to make his case to raise the debt limit. wjz has complete coverage of the president's visit. vic carter spent the day in college park. and jessica kartalija has more from the college campus. he has the president's message as the deal creeps closer. good afternoon, vic. >> hi, kai. the president came with a lot already. he's managing wars and conflict in iraq, afghanistan, and libya. and here's at home -- here at home, he's locked into the battle every on the debt ceiling and adding to the budget. after that, he came directly to hear from voters and their concerns and how they run
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 5:00pm EDT
it for all its worth. >>> maryland's largest state employees union is getting a big infusion of cash but not everybody is happy about it. the maryland chapter of the affscme will collect fees. they are permitted under a state law passed two years ago. the move is expected to bring $4.7 million this fiscal year. that could impact more than 12,000 state workers. >>> maryland lawmakers have announced plans for a special legislative session to work on the congressional districts. lawmakers are expected to come together in october. the special session is intended to redraw districts based on the census results. they are also hoping to bring up the budget and transportation funding. >>> growers are bracing for a potential loss from the stink bug, vineyards are putting an extra effort to keep the pests out of grapes and wine. >> reporter: grapes are just coming on the maryland vineyards and so are brown stink bugs. they're out there. it doesn't take many to cause damage. >> one grape that it poked a hole in starts to rot and it affects all the grapes around it. >> reporter: they have no nat
CBS
Jul 13, 2011 5:00pm EDT
summons. >>> new records show airport security breaches are still a big problem. lawmakers want to know why this is happening, even with the billions of dollars spint on security. >>> more than 25,000 since 2001. >> they demanded answers from the transportation transportation security administration. >> the u.s. has spent billions of dollars to revamp airport screening. and the t a insists, the problems amount to less than 1% of the $5.5 billion screened in the past years. >> tsa's goal is to stay ahead of the threats while protecting passengers' privacy. >>> a security breach is broadly defined. it can be anywhere from a checked bag being misplaced. >> just this past week, a cleaning crew found a stun gun on a jet blue airplane at newark airport. in june, a passenger was arrested after using an expired boarding pass to fly across the country. this latest comes. and the tsa is already taking heat for its aggressive policy. and screening machines that see through clothing. the tsa insists all of it is necessary to protect the flying public. sandra hughes, wjz eyewitness news. >>> homelan
CBS
Jul 25, 2011 5:00pm EDT
pretty soon. captain mike perry, reporting live. >>> getting the road ready. workers get a big step ready to prepare for the grand prix. megan mcco-corkle shows us crews are -- mccorkell shows us they are hard at work. >> reporter: they are already setting up this grandstand. it's just the first step in a major transformation down here. >> reporter: the streets of downtown baltimore will soon look -- >> how about that? >> like this. the baltimore grand prix, now just weeks away, but to get from here to here, you have to start here. >> people are going to be amazed when they see baltimore around the world. >> reporter: martin stenk designed the two-mile track that will run along the inner harbor and along camden yards. >> what we're building is almost a small city within a city. >> this year, the parts of the race track will be surrounded by a race track wall. and protected by fencing. >> we have been doing these street races for more than 30 years. >> reporter: starting tonight, crews will begin working on light street, on the inner harbor. next week, work begins on conway street, from li
CBS
Jul 28, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: and those additional costs are adding up to big profits. $200 million every week from the extra $22-plus onive $200 ticket sold. a few carriers aren't raising fares. alaska, hawaiian, and spirit airlines, which even started a website this week, called don't tax me, bro, to encourage customers to fight the increase. but not everyone is hopeful. >> you gotta take it because, not a lot else you can do. >> reporter: with the debt crisis taking center stage, it seems the legislative stalemate that caused the faa shutdown will continue, with no relief in sight for flyers or their wallet. betty nguyen, cbs news, new york. >> today, lahood urged lawmakers to pass a bill to put the faa back in business and get more than 70,000 workers back on the job. >>> foreclosure rates for the first half of the year were down. according to the foreclosure listing firm realty track, activity sharply declined in the metropolitan areas by 84%, compared to a year ago. one of the reasons, realty track claims delayed action against delinquent borrowers. >>> the maryland institute college of arts gets a maj
CBS
Jul 29, 2011 5:00pm EDT
conservative. i think the republicans need to bend a little. >> we don't want the big bank account to back us up. but they're going to do what they want. >> reporter: with 1.6 million marylanders on medicare and medicaid, 860,000 on social security, the consequences locally could be dire. >> if the economy collapses as a result of this inaction on the part of the federal government, sure, it's going to impact baltimore county government. >> these people need to do the job that they were elected to do, just like we're doing here in baltimore county. >> reporter: the message is clear. and marylanders are mincing no words. get this deal done. >> if i'm going to put my social security up, how about you all putting up your future? because that's what you're putting up. you're putting up the future. >> reporter: now, the two maryland republicans in the house now say they will back speaker boehner's plan. reporting live, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right, mike. thank you. congress has raised the debt ceiling 10 times in the past 10 years. >>> speaking out for the first time, the balti
CBS
Jul 27, 2011 5:00pm EDT
in healthwatch. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> a big step forward in the obama's push for embryonic stem cell research. they blocked should from moving forward. a lawsuit claims research violated the ban. the obama administration argued the embryos were privately harvested so the ban doesn't apply. >>> a new billboard is turning heads in indianapolis. it compares hot dogs to cigarettes. warnings, hot dogs can wreck your health. the sign comes from the committee. the billboard is an effort to get consumers away from processed meat. doctors say processed meat can cause cancers. they recommend veggie dogs over traditional hot dogs. >>> calorie listings on restaurant menus may actually help you eat healthier meals. one in six fast food customers has bought lower calorie meals since the introduction of nutrition labeling in the u.s. researchers polled more than 15,000 customers at fast food chains in new york, where calorie counts are required by law. >>> easing concerns about mobile phone use and radiation. they do not increase the risk of cancer risk in children and teens. >>> like most of her friends, 1
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